Hashtag Moments: #WhatWouldGrandmaDo

Although it’s been a quiet week on the blog, it’s been a busy week at home, because the In-Laws were in town from Europe. It’s very difficult to blog when you have company, especially when that company is of the pre-social-media era. I can see them thinking “what can she possibly be …

There’s a Portal to Santa’s Workshop in Flagstaff…

It’s my birthday today so I’m taking it easy because I’m feeling a bit old. I think I might need some champagne… so for today only, there will be no heavy reading, wise cracks or sarcasm. No rants, advice or wise words. Just some photos from our magical trip to Santa’s …

Who’s on Santa’s Naughty Nice List 2016?

Santa’s naughty nice list 2016 has been a hot topic of conversation at home this week. The air is filled with excitement over the possibility of presents, with a hint of panic that maybe, just maybe she hasn’t quite made it. Following ‘Banned Google Interview Questions: Smashed by a Six Year …

Diagnosis Mom Flu

Symptoms of Mom Flu Mom Flu is a common condition that affects those with offspring. Symptoms include, but are not limited to: Throat-on-fire syndrome coupled with ‘it feels like I’m drinking razor blades’; General aches and slow motion walking because you feel your internal organs giggling whenever you move. Everything …

10 Signs You Have Had Family to Stay

I’ve been a little distant on social media this past week because I’ve had family in town to celebrate the Twins’ birthday. It’s these family members’ first visit to us since we moved to the US nearly three years ago, so we’ve enjoyed showing off the local sights and eating twice as …

5 Reasons I Like Mondays.

There are many reasons not to like Mondays, so instead I am here today to spread start-of-the-week love, and explain why I like Mondays and you should too… 1 Monday Morning Memes Every Monday millions of people are trawling their social media with a large cup of coffee, because that’s pretty …

US v UK: First World Problems & Special Skills

The Vegas presidential campaign debate starts in a matter of hours, and I can’t help think, who would win in a fight? Hilary Clinton or Theresa May? US v UK… What special skills would each leader bring to the ring? Which country is the greater power? I’m matching the ladies for this battle because …